Caribbean Report 14-09-1999

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Caribbean Report 14-09-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Eckert, Timothy (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Hernandez, Greg (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Brabant, Malcolm (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Yearwood, Robin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-10T20:28:37Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-10T20:28:37Z
dc.date.issued 1999-09-14
dc.identifier.other CAR2927 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44529
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:00 - 00:26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Reporter Timothy Eckert reports on the extensive damage wreaked by Hurricane Floyd on the islands of the Bahamas. Winds have been recorded in excess of 150 miles per hour and government officials have warned residents to stay indoors until the passage of the hurricane. Damage is particularly severe in the north eastern part of the island. Greg Hernandez of the National Hurricane Center in Miami classifies Floyd as a category 4 hurricane and one of the most dangerous hurricanes to cross the Atlantic and discusses the impending arrival of hurricane Garth and its effect on the Leeward islands (00:27 – 06:33) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. The impending approach of hurricane Floyd has resulted in states of emergency being declared in Florida and Georgia. Space agency NASA has evacuated its space station at Cape Canaveral. Emergency officials are urging residents to seek refuge shelter at Red Cross and vacate low lying areas. Malcolm Brabant reports (06:34 - 09:37) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. The regional airline LIAT has been issued orders to cut staff and recruit new managers in an attempt to recoup annual operating losses of 13 million EC dollars. There have also been calls to Caribbean governments to reschedule debt incurred by the airline. These recommendations have been made by the airline consulting company Speedway, a subsidiary of British Airways. Antigua/Barbuda Transport Minister Robin Yearwood discusses the rejection of the offer and provides an overview of LIAT finances (09:38 - 13:38) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Caribbean countries have agreed to establish special investigative units to deter drug traffickers and money launderers. The agreement was a recommendation made during a meeting held in Washington DC between representatives from the Caribbean and the United States on national security issues. Tony Fraser reports on statements by Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj on the inadequacies of existing anti money laundering and drug laws in Trinidad and Tobago and the proposals of new legislative measures by the government (13:39 – 15:22) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 22 sec. en_US
dc.format.medium Sound, mp3 en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.relation.ispartof The BBC Caribbean Archives Collection 1988 - 2011 en_US
dc.rights Copyright British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hurricane Floyd, 1999 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hurricanes -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hurricanes -- Florida en_US
dc.subject.lcsh LIAT (Airline) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines -- Caribbean Area -- Management en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Money laundering -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Money laundering -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 14-09-1999
dc.type Recording, oral en_US
SpecialCollections.repository All sounds files in this collection are being kept at the Main Library, Mona Campus, Jamaica and The Alma Jordan Library, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.rights.accessRights Access to this collection is available on site at the Main Library, Mona Campus (main.library@uwimona.edu.jm), Jamaica and The Alma Jordan Library (wimail@sta.uwi.edu), St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago. en_US


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